By Subscription: Writing by the 2017 New Letters Literary Award winners, plus interviews with Michelle Boisseau and H.C. Palmer. 


Naomi Shihab Nye reads from Transfer, her book that's dedicated to her father, and reflects on refugees and their stories.


Excellent reading for those who value meditative, beautiful storytelling—Barbara Hoffert, Library Journal (starred review).


Join us for the New Letters Writing Conference (Friday, June 22nd to Sunday, June 24th) with keynote speaker and prose writer Diane Glancy. Click the arrow below to register and for more details.

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Kansas City Literary Events

Dunlay, Marchetti, Wagner

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Kevin Rabas

Marysville, Kan.
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Wichita, Kan.
Saturday, June 30, 2018


New Letters Summer 2018 Poetry Series

Follow our new series of poems about children, each day or two through July. Begin reading here. 

New Letters Weekend Writing Conference 2018 (June 22nd through June 24th)

Join us for a weekend of writing seminars, workshops, private consultations, craft lectures and socializing. Click below for details. 


Dave Smith Collection

Special Pricing: This collection includes New Letters (Vol. 80, No. 1), two CDs with New Letters on the Air programs from 19811988, and part one and two of a 2014 interview, all featuring the work of Dave Smith. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced in our audio archives.